Archive for April 25th, 2016

Trump traffic delays expected around WCU

With the primary election hours away, presidential hopeful Donald Trump will appear at a rally at West Chester University on Monday, April 25, at 4 p.m., and officials from the Borough of West Chester want to warn area residents about the possible traffic impact. “We are hoping the impact on our residents is minimal,” said a borough email. “We expect that this event ...

 
 

Walkable Chadds Ford takes step forward

The dream of strolling across the Brandywine Creek at the bridge near Fairville Road in Chadds Ford, stopping to view an art exhibit or admire the scenic vistas, and then taking a break to dine, shop or visit another attraction inched forward last week. Despite an apparent hiatus of nearly a year, Walkable Chadds Ford remains a work in progress, said some of its ...

 

Joyce Crossan Smith of West Grove

Joyce Crossan Smith, 79, of West Grove, died Friday, April 22, at Chester County Hospital. She was the wife of Leedom “Smitty” Richard Smith, with whom she shared 53 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was a daughter of the late Harry H. and Ruby G. (Robinson) Crossan. She was a 1954 Graduate of Avon Grove High School and the Bourbon Beauty School. Joyce ...

 

August “Augie” Joseph DePippo of Kennett Square

August “Augie” Joseph  DePippo, age 86, passed away peacefully, on April 22, 2016, ,surrounded by his family, at Maris Grove Senior Community.  Augie is survived by his wife Emily of 62 and a half years, Maris Grove, Glen Mills, PA, son Joe and his wife Nancy, who reside in Brevard, North Carolina, and son Richard and his husband Doug, who reside in Santa Fe, New ...

 

A primary election reminder

Pennsylvania’s 2016 primary election is tomorrow, April 26. Democrats and Republicans will be selecting their respective parties’ candidates for president, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and state House of Representatives. The winners of those primaries will run in November’s general election. Additionally, all registered voters in Pennsylvania’s 9th ...

 

Beloved ‘environmental icon’ is mourned

The death of George A. "Frolic" Weymouth, an environmental pioneer, a co-founder of the Brandywine Conservancy, an accomplished artist, a passionate horseman and all-around community advocate, has rocked the region  – and far beyond. During the past decade, Weymouth battled a host of medical woes that required him to add a pacemaker, crutches, even an oxygen tank, ...